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Correlational findings

Study Heukamp & Arino (2011): study ZZ World samples 1981

Public:
18+ aged general public, 64 countries, 1981-2004
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 114281
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Age
Our Classification
Operationalization
Subjects are divided in age group
1: 18-25 (reference category)
2: 35-44
3: 45-54
4: 55-64
5: 65up

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.21 p < .000 25 to 34 years (vs <25) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.32 p < .000 35 to 44 years (vs <25) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.27 p < .000 45 to 54 years (vs <25) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = -.02 ns 55 to 64 years (vs <25) O-SLW-c-sq-n-10-a b = +.28 p < .000 65+ (vs <25)

B's controlled for:
- self assessed health
- employment status
- marital status
- education
- gender
- church attendance
- belief in god
- membership of voluntary organizations
- cheating
- trust in people
- relative income